Monthly Archive: March 2011

What is the one Albergue that you would not miss? 17

What is the one Albergue that you would not miss?

The question was: I am looking for those special Albergues that you past travelers would say could not be missed. Was there a memorable meal, experience, host, that you would say, “Go out of...

“The Way” available on DVD 14

“The Way” available on DVD

“The Way” a Camino de Santiago movie with Martin Sheen has now been released on DVD in both the USA and in Europe. DVD of  “The Way” on Amazon USA DVD  of “The Way”...

How do I wash my clothes? 7

How do I wash my clothes?

The question was: ….what turned out to be the best method you used to wash your clothes on the way. Do you have a specific product? method? lessons learned? Read the good advice on...

How to get from Paris to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port? 0

How to get from Paris to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port?

The question was: I’ve read over other threads but am still a bit confused about how to get to SJPP from Paris CDG. […] Can anyone tell me the name of the train station to...

How busy is the Camino ? 6

How busy is the Camino ?

The question was: I’m heading to St Jean on 14th April 2011 with 4 friends . Wondering how busy the Camino is likely to be at this time. Anyone walked at this time before? We...

What are the rules at an Albergue? 4

What are the rules at an Albergue?

The question was: Could someone outline what are the “dos” and “don’ts” of staying at an albergue? After more than 6000 views and 50 responses this question has generated a lot of responses in...

Can I walk the camino with a dog? 22

Can I walk the camino with a dog?

The question was: Does anybody has expiriance about walking camino with the dog??? i want to take my dog with me. so most of the time i am going to sleep outdoor….well any sugestion,...

What NOT to bring with you on the Camino de Santiago 24

What NOT to bring with you on the Camino de Santiago

The question was: It seems we all speak about how great MY backpack / MY shoes / MY sleeping bag etc was…. Very seldom do we admit to bad equipment or making bad equipment choices. So...

Camino de Santiago Photo Collections 0

Camino de Santiago Photo Collections

In the Virtual Alberge we have over 3600 photos from the Camino de Santiago. If you are planning to walk, have a look to get an idea what you are up for… and if you...

Sleeping Bag or just Silk Liner? 20

Sleeping Bag or just Silk Liner?

The question was: We are travelling the first 3 weeks of May 2011 and I was looking at a lightweight sleeping bag but it still will take up room in my backpack. I was...

Are you walking the Camino in 2011? 3

Are you walking the Camino in 2011?

The holy year 2010 is over, and many that decided to wait out the crowds are now preparing their Camino. For planning your 2011 Camino, please consider joining our forum and also the Virtual Albergue. The...

How to Travel from Santiago to Valença 1

How to Travel from Santiago to Valença

The question was: I’ve been having a lot of trouble finding a transportation form from Santiago de Compostela to Valenca, Portugal. I’m seeking this since the route from Santiago de Compostela all the way to...